Xantus's Hummingbird

Hylocharis xantusii

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Code 4

XAHU

Code 6

HYLXAN

ITIS

HEAD

Xantus's Hummingbird Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Needle
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Bright green
  • Forehead Color: Bright green
  • Nape Color: Bright green
  • Throat Color: Bright green
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Xantus's Hummingbird Breeding Male Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 8-10 cm (3-4 in)
  • Weight: 3 g (0.1 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Green, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Red-brown and buff.
  • Upperparts: Iridescent green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Xantus's Hummingbird Breeding Male Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct and hovering flight with very rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 11 cm (4.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown with green central feathers.
  • Under Tail: Red-brown
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X